Announcing the release of Harbor for the Poor by Eric Costanzo

Information about my new book. This is something that has been very important to me for several years and for which I have a great passion. Thank you Wipf & Stock for taking a chance on me as a new author. Description: Urban poverty in the developed world is an ever-present problem, and Christian approaches … Continue reading Announcing the release of Harbor for the Poor by Eric Costanzo

We aren’t the first to be ashamed about Jesus

Romans 1:16: "For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile." Most of us who have endeavored to follow Christ probably came across this verse early in our journey of faith. While I am … Continue reading We aren’t the first to be ashamed about Jesus

Why was Peter carrying a sword? (Scripture Impressions and Digressions)

Welcome to my new category of posts: Scripture Impressions and Digressions. At times when I teach, there are rabbits I would love to chase while interpreting Scripture which time does not always permit. In these doxologies, time is relative. So let the chasing commence. This past Sunday (3/18/12), I preached on the story of Jesus' … Continue reading Why was Peter carrying a sword? (Scripture Impressions and Digressions)